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Ontario Pensions: What’s New?

Canada - January 27 2020 As we reported in our November 7, 2019 post, in October, 2019, the Ontario government introduced Bill 132, Better for People, Smarter for Business…

Pensions: An Update from FSRA and Ontario Bill 132

Canada - November 7 2019 With the return of the Ontario government on October 28th came the introduction of Bill 132, Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2019 (“Bill…

Receiving a Data Breach Notification - Commissioner’s Guidance for Individuals, Lessons for Organizations

Canada - September 25 2019 As reported by numerous previous articles, Canada’s federal data breach notification laws have been in effect since Nov 1, 2018, and require all…

No Jurisdiction at the LAT for Arbitration Proceedings: Commenced but not Completed at FSCO

Canada - September 10 2019 The transition of the forum for Statutory Accident Benefits disputes from the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (“FSCO”) to the Licence Appeal…

Cybersecurity Risks in Medical Devices - Health Canada Adopts Guidance Document

Canada, USA - August 27 2019 Cybersecurity and data breaches are topics of high concern for Canadians. As discussed in previous blog articles, data breaches in Canada, North…

The Hidden Risks Associated with Social Media Background Checks

Canada - August 13 2019 In the digital age, an individual’s personal information is often only a few keystrokes away. The prolific use of social media platforms, including…

Katz et al. v. Clarke: Ontario Divisional Court Upholds Termination of Employee Due to Frustration of Contract

Canada - August 13 2019 The Ontario Divisional Court recently upheld an employer’s decision to terminate an employee for frustration of contract, affirming that it is…

GDPR Shows its Teeth - UK Pursuing Record Fines for Data Breaches, Emphasizes Accountability

Canada, United Kingdom - July 11 2019 If there was any question as to the willingness of EU data protection authorities to pursue significant monetary penalties for violations of the…

Changes to Health Canada Licensing Application Requirements

Canada - June 27 2019 Modifications to Health Canada’s licensing application requirements represent a significant new burden to hopeful license applicants. On May 8, 2019…

Canada’s Digital Charter Triggers Reframing of Consultation on Transborder Personal Data Transfers

Canada - June 13 2019 In April of this year, as discussed in our previous blog posts, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) called for changes to the way…